For Writers

Resources for Writers

I’m a teacher at heart and a Google research ninja, so I love sharing with others the various things I’ve learned. Here, I’ve included links to help more writers find success:

If you have any questions about writing, marketing, publishing, social media, etc., you can search my blog to see if I’ve already posted about the topic:

If I haven’t addressed your question, go to my Contact page and ask away. Put “Ask Jami” in the Subject, and I’ll do my best to answer the question on my blog if I haven’t addressed it before. This is one small way I try to pay back the writing community for their support.


Jami’s Free Resources


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Jami’s Writing Worksheets

At the link above, you’ll find over twenty worksheets and tools to help writers with many aspects of their writing and career:

  • Plot-Oriented Beat Sheets: Excel spreadsheets based on Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat Beat Sheet, Larry Brooks’ Story Engineering structure, and a master spreadsheet combining the above two story planning approaches — or for those new to beat sheets or who write by the seat of their pants, check out Jami’s Basic Beat Sheet
  • Character-Oriented Beat Sheet: Excel spreadsheet based on Michael Hauge’s “Using Inner Conflict to Create Powerful Love Stories” workshop, merging a character’s internal journey with a standard three-act plot structure
  • Romance-Oriented Beat Sheet: Jami’s Excel spreadsheet for developing the beats of a romance arc over a standard three-act story structure
  • Story and Scene-Strengthening Worksheets: MS Word documents and spreadsheets with checklists and revision tools to ensure our stories are well-developed and our scenes have the right elements
  • Scrivener Templates: Templates based on my Master Beat Sheet, Basic Beat Sheet, and Romance Beat Sheet for drafting a story in Scrivener in line with story beats
  • Career Improvement Tools: Worksheets to help with beta reading, developing a business plan, and deciding on priorities
  • Resources Offered by Jami’s Guests: Worksheets for varied issues, from writing craft to developing productivity and goals/vision/priority balance



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Jami’s Writing Articles

I’ve written over 1000 posts on my blog, most geared toward writers and the craft, business, and life of writing. Sign up for my newsletter to receive new blog posts whenever they’re published. The links below highlight some of the most useful and helpful posts so far on these broad topics (or use the search box in the sidebar to find information about a specific topic).

Or if you’re looking for information about a specific topic, try doing a search. Put quote marks around words if you’re looking for a specific phrase, such as “past tense”:


Jami’s Paid Resources


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Jami’s Workshops

I present workshops in person, through recorded OnDemand webinars, and in real-time, online classrooms. Visit the link above to see all my workshops (and several money-saving bundles!).

Current topics include:



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Jami’s Editing Services

I offer both developmental (content) editing and book doctor story analysis. Have a broken story metaphorically stuffed under the bed? Maybe I can help.



Additional Resources about Writing

Check out other resources for writers that Jami has found across the internet.



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